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TM Krishna on fighting communal forces in Carnatic music: 'If you buckle to goondaism, it's all over'
India

TM Krishna on fighting communal forces in Carnatic music: 'If you buckle to goondaism, it's all over'

The noted Carnatic singer and social commentator TM Krishna took everyone with surprise, also with a bit of an awe, after he tweeted on 9 August, saying that he would now be releasing, every month, a Carnatic song on Allah and Jesus.

Texas teacher calls police after 6-yr-old boy with Down Syndrome says 'Allah' in class; father alleges discrimination
World

Texas teacher calls police after 6-yr-old boy with Down Syndrome says 'Allah' in class; father alleges discrimination

A six-year-old Muslim boy with Down syndrome was feared as a terrorist by his teacher in a US school after he kept repeating 'Allah' and 'boom' in his classroom, a media report said. Mohammad Suleiman was born with Down Syndrome and he has intellectual difficulties, according to his father.

Mohammad Kaif's yoga tweet: Furore typical of religious right
First Cricket News

Mohammad Kaif's yoga tweet: Furore typical of religious right

So, who should Mohammed Kaif be offering his salutations to — the abstract idea of an Almighty God or the clear, undisputed and almighty source of life on earth?

Only 65 to go: Pakistani man sires 35 kids, closes in on target of fathering 100
World

Only 65 to go: Pakistani man sires 35 kids, closes in on target of fathering 100

A Pakistani father of 35 is now searching for a fourth wife as he romps towards his goal of 100 children, a dubious ambition in the conservative Muslim country where polygamy is rare but still practiced.

'Profane in nature': Schools in Virginia close after angry backlash over Islamic lesson
World

'Profane in nature': Schools in Virginia close after angry backlash over Islamic lesson

Schools in a Virginia were closed Friday and a weekend holiday concert and athletic events were canceled amid an angry backlash about a school lesson involving the Islamic faith.

Allah not Om: Muslim NGO selected by Modi govt to conduct yoga camp in Lucknow
India

Allah not Om: Muslim NGO selected by Modi govt to conduct yoga camp in Lucknow

The Modi government on Monday selected an NGO run by a Muslim couple for a month-long yoga camp to mark the International Yoga Day on 21 June.

Yoga problem solved: Take Allah's name instead of reciting shlokas, AYUSH minister tells Muslims
Politics

Yoga problem solved: Take Allah's name instead of reciting shlokas, AYUSH minister tells Muslims

After dropping 'Surya namaskar' from the official yoga programme to "avoid controversy", the government on Thursday said chanting 'shlokas' during 'International Yoga Day' was not "compulsory" and appealed to Muslims to participate in the event.

Malaysia: Amnesty slams ban on Christians using the word 'Allah'
World

Malaysia: Amnesty slams ban on Christians using the word 'Allah'

A Malaysian Bar Council official said Christians' concerns were "not without basis" even though "strictly speaking" the verdict applied only to the Herald.

Malaysia: Top court bans non-Muslims from using the word 'Allah' for god
World

Malaysia: Top court bans non-Muslims from using the word 'Allah' for god

Authorities say using "Allah" in non-Muslim literature could confuse Muslims and entice them to convert, a crime in Malaysia.

Malaysian king backs court ban on non-Muslims using Allah
World

Malaysian king backs court ban on non-Muslims using Allah

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's king gave his backing on Sunday to a court ruling barring non-Muslims from using the word Allah to refer to God, weighing in for the first time on an issue that has fanned religious tensions in the multi-cultural country. Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam, whose role as head of state is largely ceremonial, alluded to the issue which has raised questions over miniority rights during his birthday speech to the Southeast Asian nation

Former atheist Kejriwal thanks Bhagwan, Ishwar, Allah, calls it miracle
Politics

Former atheist Kejriwal thanks Bhagwan, Ishwar, Allah, calls it miracle

At least three times in his inaugural speech at the crowded Ramlila Maidan, he invoked divine blessings, thanking god for the Aam Aadmi Party's maiden electoral victory.

Christian newspaper can't call God 'Allah', rules Malaysia court
World

Christian newspaper can't call God 'Allah', rules Malaysia court

The usage of the word Allah is not an integral part of the faith in Christianity," chief judge Mohamed Apandi Ali said in the ruling. "The usage of the word will cause confusion in the community."

Malaysia "Allah" Row Spills on to Facebook
News & Analysis

Malaysia "Allah" Row Spills on to Facebook

More than 43,000 Malaysians protested online over a court ruling allowing a Catholic paper to use the word "Allah" to describe the Christian God.